Cherry Pie filling

1
Carole F

By
@BakersQueen

Anyone trying this recipe needs to know how to can and process. I am not a canner by any means..but just bought a new cookbook while on vacation and found this yummy recipe for homemade cherry pie filling..sounds good to me, not that I plan on canning anytime soon, lol!! I may make this and try freezing the portions instead. My family loves cherry pie filling..so this is a must try for me!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-7 quarts

Ingredients

  • 3 qt
    pitted sour cherries
  • 4 c
    white sugar
  • 6 c
    water
  • 1 1/2 c
    clear jel
  • ·
    red food coloring (optional)
  • 1 pkg
    cherry kool-aid

How to Make Cherry Pie filling

Step-by-Step

  1. Place water, sugar, cherries, food coloring, and kool-aid in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Mix clear jel and 1 1/2 cups cold water and dissolve well. Add to cherry mixture and cook till clear and thickened. Spoon into quart jars. Process for 20-25 minutes. Yield: 6-7 quarts

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About Cherry Pie filling

Course/Dish: Pies
Hashtags: #cherry, #filling




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